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  1. Drivers for Clean Energy: Development & Climate Change 8 items
    1. Mapping synergies and trade-offs between energy and the Sustainable Development Goals - Francesco Fuso Nerini, Julia Tomei, Long Seng To, Iwona Bisaga 20/11/2017

      Article Essential

    2. Emissions Gap Report | UN Environment

      Webpage Essential READ ONLY THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY, unless you are very keen

    3. The energy-poverty-climate nexus - Casillas, Christian E., Kammen, Daniel M.

      Article Essential

    4. Global Warming of 1.5ºC | IPCC Special Report (2018) Summary for Policymakers

      Document Recommended An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5ºC above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and the efforts to eradicate poverty

    5. Bridging the emissions gap - The role of non-state and subnational actors | UN Environment (2018)

      Document Recommended This publication is a pre-release version of a chapter in the forthcoming UN Environment Emissions Gap Report 2018. It provides an assessment of the role and potential impact of mitigation actions by non-state and subnational actors such as cities, states, regions, companies, investors and foundations.

  2. Global Sustainable Energy Transitions 8 items
    1. Carbon Lock-In: Types, Causes, and Policy Implications - Karen C. Seto, Steven J. Davis, Ronald B. Mitchell, Eleanor C. Stokes 11/2016

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  3. Energy Generation Options: Renewable Energy Technologies 6 items
    1. Smart and Just Grids for sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring options - Manuel Welsch, Morgan Bazilian, Mark Howells, Deepak Divan 04/2013

      Article Essential

    2. Decentralized energy systems for clean electricity access - Peter Alstone, Dimitry Gershenson, Daniel M. Kammen 2015-4

      Article Essential

    3. Energy storage systems for renewable energy power sector integration and mitigation of intermittency - Mohammed Yekini Suberu, Mohd Wazir Mustafa, Nouruddeen Bashir 07/2014

      Article Essential

    4. Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future - Boyle, Godfrey 2012

      Book Recommended

  4. Demand Side Options: Technologies & Behavioural Change 3 items
    1. The energy ladder: Theoretical myth or empirical truth? Results from a meta-analysis - Bianca van der Kroon, Roy Brouwer, Pieter J.H. van Beukering 04/2013

      Article Essential

    2. Improving Access to Modern Energy Services: Insights from Case Studies - Morgan Bazilian, Patrick Nussbaumer, Christine Eibs-Singer, Abeeku Brew-Hammond 2012-1

      Article Essential

  5. Policy, Regulation and Politics 10 items
    1. The Political Economy of Energy Transitions: The Case of South Africa - Lucy Baker, Peter Newell, Jon Phillips 02/11/2014

      Article Essential

    2. The role of governments in renewable energy: The importance of policy consistency - William White, Anders Lunnan, Erlend Nybakk, Biljana Kulisic 10/2013

      Article Essential

    3. Independent Power Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa: Investment trends and policy lessons - Anton Eberhard, Katharine Gratwick, Elvira Morella, Pedro Antmann 09/2017

      Article Essential

    4. Asian Electricity Reform in Historical Perspective - James H. Williams and Navroz K. Dubash 2004

      Article Recommended

    5. Renewables 2016 Global Status Report - REN21

      Webpage Recommended Only Executive Summary and Key Findings for Policy Makers is required reading.

    6. Political power and renewable energy futures: A critical review - Matthew J. Burke, Jennie C. Stephens 01/2018

      Article Recommended Inspired by the energy democracy movement, this conceptual review critically explores relationships between concentrated or distributed renewable energy and political power.

  6. Energy Across Sectors: Perspectives, Approaches & Tools 8 items
    1. Sustainable energy planning: Leapfrogging the energy poverty gap in Africa - S. Szabó, K. Bódis, T. Huld, M. Moner-Girona 12/2013

      Article Essential

    2. Technology Needs Assessments. Summary of country priorities (2015-2018) | UNEP–DTU & UNFCCC Secretariat

      Document Recommended Understanding technology needs is the starting point for effective action on climate change. Before investing in technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change impacts, it is essential to assess and analyse a country’s specifc needs, as relates to its specifc set of circumstances. This information can then be used to set priorities and identify appropriate technologies. Technology Needs Assessments are designed to do precisely this type of in-depth analysis.

    3. Online Tool and Database Analyze NDC-SDG Links | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

      Webpage Recommended The German Development Institute (DIE) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) launched a tool that highlights synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted by countries under the Paris Agreement on climate change.

  7. Business Models Innovations 7 items
    1. Accelerating access to energy services: Way forward - Ibrahim Hafeezur Rehman, Arun Sreekumar, Bigsna Gill, Ernst Worrell 03/2017

      Article Recommended

    2. Measures for diffusion of solar PV in selected African countries - Ivan Nygaard, Ulrich Elmer Hansen, Gordon Mackenzie, Mathilde Brix Pedersen 09/08/2017

      Article Recommended

  8. Financing Clean Energy 6 items
  9. Unlocking Opportunities for Energy Access 5 items
    1. Turning the lights on: sustainable energy and development in Viet Nam - Scott, Andrew, Greenhill, Romilly 2014, 22/12/2015

      Report Essential

    2. Renewable Energy Market Analysis. Latin America | IRENA (2016)

      Document Recommended Useful material to analyse renewable energy market challenges opportunities in Latin America

    3. Chile’s renewable energy potential promises multiple benefits for the country

      Webpage Recommended Case study. Chile’s energy sector is evolving dynamically in recent years and significant institutional and policy reforms as well as major infrastructure projects have been carried out. The country’s National Energy Policy 2050 was adopted in 2015, following an exceptionally inclusive public consultation. The electricity sector, in particular, has developed quickly.

  10. Bringing it All Together 4 items
    1. How to achieve full electrification: Lessons from Latin America - Albert Banal-Estañol, Joan Calzada, Jacint Jordana 09/2017

      Article Essential

    2. Review of policies encouraging renewable energy integration & best practices - Zeineb Abdmouleh, Rashid A.M. Alammari, Adel Gastli 05/2015

      Article Essential

    3. Power for Development: A Review of Distributed Generation Projects in the Developing World - Jennifer N. Brass, Sanya Carley, Lauren M. MacLean, Elizabeth Baldwin 21/11/2012

      Article Essential

    4. A model to evaluate the success of Solar Home Systems - Hans Holtorf, Tania Urmee, Martina Calais, Trevor Pryor 10/2015

      Article Essential

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